noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek dipteros + -karpos -carpous Date: circa 1876 any of a family (Dipterocarpaceae) of tall hardwood tropical trees chiefly of southeastern Asia that have a 2-winged fruit and are the source of valuable timber, aromatic oils, and resins; especially a tree of the type genus (Dipterocarpus)

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